The Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI) virtual blended course, presented by United Natural Products Alliance, is scheduled for February 23-25, 2021. This three day/four hours per day course is intended to ensure safe manufacturing/processing, packing and holding of food products for human consumption in the United States. The regulation requires that certain activities must be completed by a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls. This course developed by the FSPCA is the “standardized curriculum” recognized by the FDA and meets the requirements for a “preventive controls qualified individual” (PCQI).
Date: February 23-25, 2021
Price: Regular Price $1,799. UNPA Member: $1,499 (Discounts available for multiple participants)
Register: Contact Linda O’Dea, Regulatory and Event Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
“A Preventive controls qualified individual “means a qualified individual who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls at least equivalent to that received under a standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by FDA or is otherwise qualified through job experience to develop and apply a food safety system.” This is the definition is from Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation § 117.3 and the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals regulation § 507.3.” Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance
“Under the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule, the responsibilities of a “preventive controls qualified individual” include to oversee or perform 1) preparation of the Food Safety Plan, 2) validation of the preventive controls, 3) records review, 4) reanalysis of the Food Safety Plan, and other activities as appropriate to the food. See § 117.180 and 507.53 for more details.” Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance
About the Instructor
Course will be taught by Larisa Pavlick, UNPA’s Vice President Global Regulatory and Compliance. With over 25 years in the dietary supplement and natural products industry, Larisa is the ONLY instructor who has worked for the Food and Drug Administration. Her primary responsibility was to conduct inspections and investigations for dietary supplement firms and ingredient suppliers. She also has extensive industry knowledge in product development, quality, regulatory affairs, daily operations and technical purchasing. Her experience in the full product life cycle from development purchasing through manufacturing. She is a FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Foods Lead Instructor and is FDA trained and qualified to conduct GMP training. Her unique perspective will provide invaluable insight into the world of FDA audits.
The PCHF rule applies to dietary supplement and natural products if:
Upon successful completion of this FSPCA course you will receive your PCQI certificate. This UNPA course will provide tools and insight to help you to interpret and implement this new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule within your dietary supplement business. Upon completion you will have the skills and knowledge to:
VIRTUAL BLENDED COURSE
The course is designed as a two-part course.
Part 1 is an online eLearning including 16 self-paced modules of FSPCA curriculum.
The February 23-25, 2021 course will run from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm MST. As a participant you will receive Ms. Pavlick’s vast knowledge of the natural products industry. At the end of the course you will be able to:
Register today by contacting Linda O’Dea, Regulatory and Event Coordinator, email@example.com.
Registration: Regular Price $1,799. UNPA Member: $1,499